Artisans, Galleries and Shops
The natural beauty and pace of life in Lunenburg Region have long inspired imaginative souls and creative hands. A visit to a local studio or gallery offers the unique chance to meet our artists and discover firsthand how they transform inspiration into art. Whether it’s folk art, fine art, hooked rugs, stained glass, or pottery, there are treasures waiting for you.
Location: Blockhouse & Area
Blockhouse Trading Company has been owned by Peter for over 30 years. The original building, from a century ago, was a quarter of the size it is today. The lower level of the other half of the building was originally attached to the Games store across the street, and was a Post Office. Our counter in our shop comes from there, as do the built in shelves. The second level was built later under ownership of the Ernst family. Both the previous owners of the store and Peter were avid collectors of…
Located in the small seaside village of Petite Riviere, on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Melissa’s studio is a place where beautiful things are imagined, cultivated, and created. Working under the mantra, ‘Explore, Create & Connect’, Melissa describes her designs as wild hearted, modern heirlooms with meaning beyond adornment. Inspirations for her designs are often sparked by the spirit of a distinct moment, interpretations of natural forms, or based on intuition, resulting in an…
Location: Lunenburg Region
You can find Verna in Camperdown, which is a quiet, serene part of Lunenburg County, N.S. Verna Naugler-Zwicker has been painting off and on for 30+ years. Come by chance or contact below for more information. Never a repeat, always unique. Percentage of Verna’s work donated to charity. Friendly chats and smiles included.
Location: Lunenburg Region
Rick L. Silas is a master of cold worked glass, artists, innovator, and creator of cold bent glass. One of the processes Rick developed (and patented) is a way to shatter and bend tempered glass at room temperature while maintaining structural integrity. This process allows Rick to bend the glass around existing structures, such as stair railings, without machinery or the high cost of a hot glass installation. He named and trademarked these processes, “Silastial™ Glass.” Drop in by chance…
Location: Blue Rocks & Area
Folk art is the personal artistic expression of people who are untrained in the principles and techniques of professional academic art. It is work based on imaginative skill. These artists are generally self taught, visionary and intuitive. By appointment only. Civic Address: 17 The Lane, Blue Rocks, NS Facebook